DC Trash Rebrands as DeKalb County Recycling Systems

Effective immediately, the rebranding reflects DC Trash’s DeKalb County roots and the Lakeshore Recycling Systems mission and commitment to environmental sustainability

Morton Grove, Illinois, UNITED STATES

CHICAGO, Sept. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS), the Midwest’s leading independent recycling and waste diversion provider, today announced effective immediately that DeKalb County-based DC Trash of Illinois, LRS’ sixth acquisition announced November 2017, will officially be rebranded as DeKalb County Recycling Systems.

The rebranding reflects DC Trash’s longstanding roots in DeKalb County, and LRS’ commitment to waste diversion, recycling and environmental sustainability. Customers will notice the rebranding in the form of a new DeKalb County Recycling Systems logo on trucks, uniforms and customer containers.

“LRS is defined by our passion and commitment to the neighborhoods and communities we serve, and our core mission of diverting more waste from landfills through recycling innovation,” said Lakeshore Recycling Systems CEO Alan T. Handley. “The rebranding of DC Trash to DeKalb County Recycling Systems perfectly aligns what we do with who we serve. We remain incredibly proud of our dedicated Cortland employees for their hard work and dedication to all the DeKalb county communities that they service each day.”

About Lakeshore Recycling Systems

Serving Chicagoland for nearly 20 years, Lakeshore Recycling Systems is the largest privately-held waste and recycling company in Illinois. LRS provides safe and innovative recycling and waste diversion programs, affordable roll-off container services, portable restroom rentals, mulch distribution, street sweeping, on-site storage options and comprehensive waste removal for more than 300,000 residences and businesses throughout greater Chicago and northern Illinois. LRS owns and operates 10 Midwest facilities, a fleet of fuel-efficient natural gas-powered trucks and is run by over 820 committed full-time employees. The recipient of numerous industry and safety awards and commendations, including: the 2018 Overall Safety Award bestowed by the Solid Waste Association of North America; the 2017 Illinois Sustainability Award; Chicago Public Schools' coveted Best Partnership Award, and a #35 ranking on Waste360’s Top 100 Waste and Recycling Companies in North America. Controlling over 2.4 million tons-per-year, LRS does not own or operate a landfill and is committed to a circular and scalable business model centered on environmentally sustainability. Learn more at www.LRSrecycles.com.

Company Contact: 
Meaghan Johnson 
Director of Marketing 
Lakeshore Recycling Systems 

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